GEG-10015 - Nature, Conservation & Society
Coordinator: Daniel N Allen Room: WSF11 Tel: +44 1782 7 34961
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733615

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23


Aims
Gain an interdisciplinary understanding of the concept of nature and practices of conservation.


Intended Learning Outcomes

Explain how conceptualisations of nature inform understandings of place, environment, and identity
: 1,2
Demonstrate how different perceptions, values and politics of nature influence conservation policies, decision-making and practice: 1,2
Evaluate and explore conservation policy and practice at global, national and local levels: 1,2

Study hours

20 hours blended delivery
40 hours essay preparation
40 hours poster preparation
50 hours independent study

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 50%
Essay
Select one question from the list provided - 1,500-word essay.

2: Assignment weighted 50%
Poster
Design an educational poster which focuses on an example of nature conservation in policy and practice. This is not a poster presentation - only the poster will be assessed.